FontExplorer X Pro is optimized for professional use; it's the solution that gives you the power you need to manage all your fonts.
Now you can more easily manage, activate and organize your existing font collection as well as find and experiment with new fonts. Whether you've got a hard drive full of typefaces or a few cherished families, FontExplorer X Pro handles your font library quickly, efficiently and reliably. And when you're ready to add to your collection, you can view thousands of classic designs and the latest releases from independent foundries using the integrated store.
FontExplorer X Pro features an enhanced user interface with a configurable toolbar, activation control, comprehensive font information at your fingertips, customizable font previews, back-up functionality and access to FontExplorer X Server. Used together, FontExplorer X Pro and FontExplorer X Server are your complete solution for organizing, exploring and buying fonts and managing font licenses.
â€¢ Obtain font information for all fonts in a set or folder by selecting the set or folder in the source list and opening the Font Information dialog. All fonts will be contained in the font popup
â€¢ Apply a rating, label and/or comment to all fonts in a set or folder. Select a set or folder. In the Font menu, select Change Label (Rating/Comment), specify the desired attribute(s) and Save. The attribute(s) will be applied to all the fonts in the set or folder
â€¢ "Check for Updates" now has added options for skipping a version and reminders at a later time-point
â€¢ Added PlugIns for Adobe CS5.5 suite (Illustrator CS 5.1, InDesign CS5.5, Photoshop CS5.1)
â€¢ Added Plugins for Adobe InCopy CS5 and CS5.5
â€¢ "Detect Fonts in Documents" has been extended to include InCopy document types (icml and icmt)
â€¢ Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) compatibility
â€¢ When the system date format used a slash for a separator (MM/DD/YYYY), no application backup or configuration file was saved
â€¢ When a permissions conflict existed, FontExplorer X Pro had problems when trying to remove Plug-Ins via the Plug-In manager dialog
â€¢ Unicode range "Glyph Variants" is no longer missing in the Characters panel of the Font Information Dialog
â€¢ The unicode range "Glyph Variants" is now supported in the font print book
â€¢ Fonts were no longer shown in the fontlist after searching for specific fonts and applying a classification
â€¢ Detect Fonts in Documents will now correctly recognize fonts contained in PDF documents generated by Microsoft Word
â€¢ Comments applied to multiple fonts at the same time were missing after restarting FontExplorer X Pro
â€¢ Preview Toolbar: The kerning checkbox has been removed. If a font contains kerning information it will always be displayed in the preview with kerning active. The Kerning checkbox in the Detailed Preview of the Font Information dialog will show if the font contains kerning information. (No change for Mac OS X 10.4)
â€¢ Preview Toolbar: Rare ligatures are no longer shown on their own but will be shown together with common ligatures. (No change for Mac OS X 10.4)
â€¢ Missing characters in a font are now represented by an outline box in the preview area and no longer a black diamond containing a white question mark. (No change for Mac OS X 10.4)
Resolved PlugIn Issues:
â€¢ Adobe Illustrator CS3: Adobe Illustrator documents will now save correctly when the default document format is selected in the "Save as" dialog.
â€¢ Adobe Illustrator CS3, CS4 & CS5: Adobe Illustrator no longer hangs after clicking the "Cancel" or "Done" button in the PlugIn font request dialog.
â€¢ Adobe InDesign CS3: The PlugIn now functions correctly for auto-activation, manual activation and auto launch of FontExplorer X Pro.
â€¢ Adobe Photoshop CS5: The French language version of the font request dialog no longer appears when a non-French version of Adobe Photoshop is started in 32-bit mode.
â€¢ QuarkXPress 7, 8 & 9: Multiple dialogs or windows no longer appear when opening QuarkXPress documents containing more than one layout.
â€¢ QuarkXPress 7, 8 & 9: New: Added a "Replace Font" feature to the PlugIn font request dialog.
Known PlugIn Issues
â€¢ Adobe Illustrator CS3, CS4 & CS5: If an Adobe Illustrator document contains a placed PDF or illustrator document with embedded fonts, an incorrect font request will occur with the status missing. Activate any fonts that the document may require and ignore the incorrect requests by clicking on the Done button.
â€¢ PPC / Intel
â€¢ Mac OS X 10.4 or later
â€¢ FontExplorer X Server version 1.6 (for server connnect)